Where do I find ParentIssueSummary in Jira Database?

Hello,

 

I'm trying to link Tableau to our JIRA database for some better visualization of results. However, after I import the database in Tableau and see all the tables, there doesn't seem to be any way to show the Parent Issue's Summary in the case of Subtasks; this information should be somewhere but I can't seem to find it - can anyone please tell me where in the database it's hidden or point me in the right direction?

 

Thanks,

Ovidiu.

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It is not "hidden", it is derived by the business logic in Jira.  Whatever Tableau is doing, it cannot understand that logic because it would have to have a proper understanding of how JIRA works in order to derive it.

In a human explanation, you need to take each sub-task, and ask what its parent issue is and then read the summary for that.  The data is in the issue link table.

Thanks Nic, I was a bit afraid of that. I looked in issuelink and issuelinktype but it didn't seem it had the information - I assumed it was just somewhere else..issuelink.png

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